MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Americans are expected to spend a record amount on Mother’s Day this year.
The National Retail Federation predicts Mother’s Day spending will hit $25 billion this year, up from $23.1 billion in 2018.READ MORE: MN Rep. Ilhan Omar Visits Afghan Evacuees At Fort McCoy Calling It 'Uplifting' And 'Emotional'
That averages out to $196 per shopper for mom.READ MORE: Man Dies In Lake Street Shooting
The trend now is taking mom out for a special outing, or a gift card so she can go shopping.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Families Soak Up Warm Weather With Fall Festivities
Other popular gifts include flowers, greeting cards and jewelry.